Irish Examiner Saturday - Irish Examiner - Weekend : 2019-12-28

Puzzles : 55 : 55

Puzzles

| Puzzles Double Crossword No.17,694 CRYPTIC CLUES Across Down 1 2 Highly cultivated features of modern cities (4,7) Everything, we hear, for shoemakers (3) Dreadful comedown for Alpine travellers (9) Fashionabl­e racecourse for a northern Briton (5) Madly entwist knitwear (7) Shelter for fliers (6) A donkey, it's about to help (6) Trampled, with or without study (7) Regal part of Troy, a long time ago (5) Their guns will be broken, you can safely bet on that! (4,5) He has nothing inside for the gardener (3) Their husbands didn't leave them unconsoled, apparently! (5,6) Naturally, it lacks refinement (3) Spread strongly over the East (5) Stays will change a waist (6) Record books I'd come up to sign (7) Need no luxury (9) He will fall on his enemies (11) He prefers to be a man lacking spirit (11) A crowd of a hundred heading the right way (9) He will be called to account (7) I've now become available for inspection (2,4) Stiff clothes I'd put on (5) Cut out of the will 3 9 4 10 5 11 6 7 13 14 16 8 12 18 19 15 20 17 21 19 Solutions to previous puzzle: 22 21 (3) Quick Crossword answers also fit the large grid QUICK CLUES Across Down 1 9 10 11 13 14 16 18 19 20 21 22 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 12 15 17 19 21 Forerunner Pinch (3) Clock (9) Proposal Copy (7) Misanthrop­es (6) Selfish person (6) Long curl (7) Compact (5) Get rid of (9) In the past (3) In turn (11) (11) Slash (3) Put off (5) Perpetrate (6) Young tree (7) At work (9) Not anxious Hatred (11) Monetary (9) Clash (7) Reach (6) Handle (5) Everybody (5) (11) (3) Don’t miss the crossword for your chance to win great prizes every Thursday Weekend 55 IRISH EXAMINER | 28.12.2019